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The Tail of Daniel the Duck and Why People Who Bring Emotional Support Animals Onto Planes Are Terrible.

 

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https://www.adn.com/nation-world/2018/01/23/fur-and-fury-at-40000-feet-as-more-people-bring-animals-on-planes/

 

When Marlin Jackson arrived at his row on a Delta flight from Atlanta to San Diego in June, the middle seat was already occupied by a man with a sizable dog on his lap. Jackson squeezed by them to his window seat, and the Labrador mix lunged at his face. The attack lasted about 30 seconds, according to Jackson's attorney, and left him with facial wounds that required 28 stitches and scars that are still visible today.

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On 25/01/2018 at 9:42 AM, Donward said:

The Tail of Daniel the Duck and Why People Who Bring Emotional Support Animals Onto Planes Are Terrible.

 

planes-pets-1a325d42-ff94-11e7-bb03-7227

 

https://www.adn.com/nation-world/2018/01/23/fur-and-fury-at-40000-feet-as-more-people-bring-animals-on-planes/

 

When Marlin Jackson arrived at his row on a Delta flight from Atlanta to San Diego in June, the middle seat was already occupied by a man with a sizable dog on his lap. Jackson squeezed by them to his window seat, and the Labrador mix lunged at his face. The attack lasted about 30 seconds, according to Jackson's attorney, and left him with facial wounds that required 28 stitches and scars that are still visible today.

 

I've seen some interesting videos on YouTube from people who have working dogs, complaining about others who constantly try to pet, offer treats to and generally interfere with their dogs (and respond in an uppity manner when asked to stop doing what it says not to do on the dog's jacket), or who put a jacket on their own untrained pets (because you can allegedly buy such jackets at stores like Walmart if you feel like being treated with undue deference) and causing trouble like this. Below is a particularly unhappy incident that left me feeling a little gobsmacked:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RY0IGYPz0nw

 

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Can't watch that, it will no doubt put me in a shitty mood for the rest of the day.....I've commented in the past that I'd like to get 'Leave Me The **** Alone!' jackets printed for my own dogs.

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Posted this in the wrong thread earlier:

 

Gutsy lady:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/investigators-in-fatal-southwest-flight-want-to-know-why-engine-fan-fractured/2018/04/18/e1d72ddc-430a-11e8-bba2-0976a82b05a2_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c13da02fcc1b

 

Bit surprised something along the lines of an armour belt doesn't protect the fuselage of these aircraft in the vicinity of the fans.....This seems a fairly common (by aviation standards) failure.

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19 hours ago, Sgt.Squarehead said:

 

Bit surprised something along the lines of an armour belt doesn't protect the fuselage of these aircraft in the vicinity of the fans.....This seems a fairly common (by aviation standards) failure.

 

There's supposed to be, the armour failing is a bigger story than the blade failure IMO

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To elaborate, the engine nacelles are supposed to be rated to contain errant fan blades.

 

They are not, however, rated to contain larger, heavier debris, such as large portions of turbines.

 

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Like that chunk on the right. Designing the nacelles to contain them would make them obscenely heavy.

 

(On another website I once saw somebody argue that the DC-10 should never have been given an airworthiness certificate because the nacelles didn't contain the broken turbine on United 232 (that's it above).)

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Blisc looks OK:

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43818752

 

There's one blade missing by that guys arm, if the hub lost a chunk then I'd expect it to be fairly obvious. Potentially debris from the first blade loss could have damaged a blisc further back in the engine, but then you'd expect to see more damage to the nacelle

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